Saphire Cervantes To Cover Sports For KBMT Beaumont

Longtime KBMT Weatherman Resigns Over Station’s Racial Coverage

DMA 140: BEAUMONT, TX

Tropical Storm Imelda Forces KBMT To Evacuate

Tropical Storm Imelda slammed Texas and forced KBMT, the Tegna ABC-NBC affiliate in Beaumont, to evacuate all its employees. Producer Ben Parsons posted videos of the flooding and evacuation on Twitter.

DMA 140: BEAUMONT, TX

KBMT Sports Director Fired After Arrest

DMAS 142 & 140

Tegna Names GMs In Odessa, Beaumont

Tim Thomas will lead KWES Midland-Odessa, while Paul Bergen is promoted to oversee KBMT Beaumont.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 142: BEAUMONT-PORT ARTHUR, TX)

KBMT Raises $250,000 For Texas Flood Relief

DMA 141 (BEAUMONT-PORT ARTHUR, TX)

KBMT-KJAC Expands Morning Show On MYTX

London Broadcasting-owned KBMT (ABC)-KJAC (NBC) Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas (DMA 141), is adding another hour to its 12News Daybreak. Currently seen from 5 to 7 a.m. on both stations, after they break away for national news programs at 7 a.m., 12News Daybreak will continue until 8 a.m. on KUIL-LD, branded as MYTX, an independent station that […]

DMA 141 (BEAUMONT-PORT ARTHUR, TX)

Rivals Staff KFDM During Memorial Service

The Beaumont, Texas, CBS affiliate’s noon newscast on Friday was a little unusual: It was anchored by a newscaster from the local Fox affiliate KBTV and the weather was done by a meteorologist from ABC affiliate KBMT. The reason? So KFDM staffers could attend a memorial service for anchor Bill Leger, who was killed in a car accident on Dec. 22.

DMA 141

Bruce Cummings Heads KBMT Beaumont

The former GM of KULR Billings, Mont., takes over the VP-GM slot at London Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate that includes NBC and MNT feeds on subchannels.

DMA 141, 109 & 89

Rentrak Reups One, Adds Two Texas Stations

Multi-screen media measurement provider Rentrak Corp. has renewed its contract to provide its StationView Essentials local market measurement service to London Broadcasting Co.’s KBMT Beaumont, Texas, and added two other London stations in the state: CBS affiliate KYTX Tyler and NBC affiliate KCEN Waco. “London Broadcasting values the outstanding relationship we’ve built with Rentrak and […]